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Learn to Code STEAM Lesson Plans for Every Teacher

June 19, 2019 on Class Tech Tips

Learn to Code from SAM Labs provides teachers with 50 comprehensive STEAM lesson plans that can help you jump in right away. Using a combination of physical blocks and a Learn-Do-Reflect sequence, students will have a hands-on opportunity to learn the essentials of coding…Read full article here.

By |June 19th, 2019|Categories: Client Articles, SAM Labs|Tags: |

Turnitin Adds Open Access Research to Text Misuse Checking

By Dian Schaffhauser
06/10/2019 on Campus Technology

…In a partnership with CORE, which aggregates and layers access tools on top of its growing collection of research papers, Turnitin’s proprietary web crawler will search through CORE’s database — some 135 million metadata records from more than 3,700 data providers — to check for text similarity…Read full article here.

By |June 17th, 2019|Categories: Client Articles, Turnitin|Tags: |

Report: Education Leads Way in IT Service Management Maturity Steps

By Matthew Lynch
05/20/2019 on Edvocate

The research from HDI, commissioned by TeamDynamix, found that despite resource constraints, education IT staff, along with information technology staffers in government and healthcare continue to lead the way in knowledge management, process controls, and other steps towards what is called “maturity” with respect to IT service management…Read full article here.

By |May 31st, 2019|Categories: Client Articles, TeamDynamix|Tags: |

Today’s Tests Are Failing Students

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…But perhaps most importantly, adaptive testing can begin to crack psychometrics – the practice of measuring the way people think. With the right assessment construction, adaptive techniques can measure mindsets and skills as well as acquired knowledge…Read full article here.

By |May 22nd, 2019|Categories: AssessSystems, Client Articles|Tags: |

Testing Experts Convene at What May Be the Most Consequential Conference in Education

By Matthew Lynch
05/20/2019

…Those experts–the ones with that vision for the future for education assessment–will meet on June 10-13 in Minneapolis as part of the International Association for Computerized Adaptive Testing (IACAT) 2019 Conference. When they do, it may be the most important meeting about assessment in a generation…Read full article here.

By |May 20th, 2019|Categories: AssessSystems, Client Articles|Tags: |

How to prevent plagiarism and other forms of cheating

By: Matt Zalaznick
05/07/2019 University Business

…The company’s more recently released Authorship Investigate platform was specially designed to identify contract cheating….Read full article here.

By |May 17th, 2019|Categories: Client Articles, Turnitin|Tags: |